The Swiss team aiming to make public transport payment as simple as possible announces its first foray into the Nordics, as well as a UITP award win for 'Design processes and products'.
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Arttu Kuukankorpi, Director of Traffic Operation at HKL, provides Intelligent Transport's Tara Nolan with insight into Helsinki’s current transport landscape and the decision behind implementing a DAS.
MUJI and Sensible 4 are planning to produce the first GACHA fleet for use on public roads in 2020 for various cities in Finland and abroad.
A new operation began in November 2018 and will connect the small town of Haukipudas with the city of Oulu – the fifth largest city in Finland.
Plans are currently being finalised for the deployment of the first Gacha fleet – a fleet of autonomous shuttles that can operate in all weather conditions.
For the first time, publicly supported para-transit rides are part of the MaaS project...
Transtech Oy (a subsidiary of Škoda Transportation) will supply up to 65 new modern vehicles for Tampere in Finland.
22 December 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Intelligent Transport
Subsidiary of Škoda Transportation, Transtech is to deliver 49 ForCity Smart Artic Trams for operation in Helsinki.
30 November 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Intelligent Transport
An implementation agreement has been signed allowing construction of the Tampere light rail project to commence in the first half of 2017.
24 October 2016 | By Intelligent Transport
The Nordic Investment Bank has recently signed a €60 million long-term loan agreement with Helsinki City Transport (HKL) for the purchase of 40 new energy-efficient, low-floor trams...
6 October 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport
The Finnish city of Tampere has named Transtech Oy, a subsidiary company of Skoda Transportation, as preferred bidder to supply and maintain 15-20 trams for its new tram line project.
19 August 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport
Automated buses have begun operation on the streets of Helsinki, Finland, during a trial coordinated by the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.
City of Turku is the public transport authority of the Turku region in Finland consisting of six municipalities and, since July 2014, Föli1 has been the brand for regional public transport. There are 285,000 inhabitants in the Föli area and 24.4 million trips were made using Föli buses in 2015.…
The global megatrend of urbanisation has been a major driver for the ‘smart city’ phenomenon, together with the digitalisation that spreads to every corner of our society. In this urbanisation process, 2015 marked an important tipping point. Half of the global population now live in cities with figures rising by…
20 June 2016 | By Ville Lehmuskoski, CEO of Helsinki City Transport and Matti Kokkinen, CEO of Länsimetro Oy
The West Metro project is the biggest infrastructure project in Finland, extending Helsinki’s metro network to the city of Espoo. In the project’s first phase, eight new stations will be constructed with a further five built during the second phase. The metro will operate on 21km of underground lines in…